Emigrated at the age of 14 with her family from
Norway on 17 March 1905, leaving Oslo (then Kristiania) on the
They are listed in the ship's register as father Trond Ols., mother Sigrid, and siblings Ole Tronds., Ole Tronds.,
Sidsel (Sissel) Berit, Nils, Marit, Sigrid, and Ragnhild all
listed with last name "Kjøseie". Noted as going to Trond's
The family boarded
the S/S Lake Champlain in Liverpool, departing on 21 March 1905.
The Kjos family
arrived on the North American continent at Saint John, New
Brunswick (registered in the ship's manifest with the last name
Kjos) on 3 April 1905. They are one two pages: 1st page
at the bottom are
Trond O. Kjos, Sigrid, and Ole and Ole T..
Next page, at
the top, are
Sissel Kjos, Nils, Berit, Marit, Sigrid, and Ragnhild. Their
destination was indicated as North
The final leg of the
journey was by rail as part of the package deal they purchased
from the Canadian Pacific Railway.